Lights Out

Scope and Content

First line: I have come to the borders of sleep.

Written in Trowbridge.

Poem 139 in R. George Thomas, The Collected Poems of Edward Thomas (1978), p. 367.

Drafts:

(1) Manuscript sent to Eleanor Farjeon

(2) Bodleian (MS.Don.d.28)

First published in Edward Eastaway [Edward Thomas], Poems (1917).

Related Material

See R. George Thomas, The Collected Poems of Edward Thomas (1978), p.366 for variant drafts.

A musical score is at 424/2/151/9F.